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Contest: Win an If I Stay Movie Prize Pack

To celebrate the release of the big-screen adaptation of Gayle Foreman’s best-selling novel If I Stay, in theaters Friday, August 22nd, we have an AMAZING prize pack to give away to one lucky reader! 904 more words

Contests

Squid Soup August 2014--Stand By Me

MOCK! and The Armchair Squid are proud to introduce Mock Squid Soup: A Film Society. Each month, on the second Friday, we shall host a bloghop devoted to a particular movie. 1,230 more words

YA Adventure

Why Some Things Should Just Be LEFT ALONE.....

In this day and age, almost every movie that comes out is some sort of remake, reboot, or adaptation. I can probably count on my fingers how many original movies have had theatrical releases this year. 1,528 more words

Appropriately Approaching Adaptations

This is a post I’ve been thinking about for quite some time and I’m not sure if I’m about to do the topic justice but I’m going to try! 723 more words

Books

Books Into Movies at Upcoming Film Festivals

One consolation of seeing leaves turn yellow (yes, I’m seeing it already) is the kick-off of fall Film Festivals. This year at TIFF and NYFF, there are several movie adaptations of books and stage plays. 1,079 more words

Entertainment

Bad-aptations

Do you think filmmakers have a responsibility to the reading public to make a good filmic account of a book?

I know this is a topic that gets talked about ad nauseum, but seeing the… 232 more words

Reading

Fifty Shades of WTF?

I couldn’t resist. So yeah, the Fifty Shades of Grey tripe is becoming a movie franchise, and it has a shiny new trailer.

Of course, people are going gaga over it. 613 more words

Musings